Port Townsend, WA

Have been collecting antique telephones since 1965, but I like all kinds of antiques and collectables, furniture, lamps, Coca-Cola, military uniforms, advertising.


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Fairmont Creamery Company Sign - Signsin Signs
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Telephone Operator 10.5 Pound Breast Plate and Harness - Telephonesin Telephones
American Cheese & Coca-Cola - Coca-Colain Coca-Cola
Organ Stool - Furniturein Furniture
My 1970's Baume & Mercier watch - Wristwatchesin Wristwatches
1944 16" x 27" Coca-Cola Cardboard Sign With Gold Wood Frame - Coca-Colain Coca-Cola
25 Finger Hole Dial Intercom - Telephonesin Telephones
S-W (Sure Winner) Green Trading Stamps - Stampsin Stamps


  1. Most of these two box wall telephone like yours were manufactured by Bell Telephone Company of Antwerp, Belgium. This phone looks like someone converted this phone to dial later on.
  2. No cover was used on this lighting arrester, The only cover I have seen is on a North Electric top loader.
  3. The old logo is a LM Ericsson of Stocklolm, Sweden, the company had a factory for a short period of time in New York. you can locate these parts through Phoneco or The olde Telephone Company there bot...
  4. Manufactured in the 1930's by Western Electric Company model 1317. one of the last wooden magneto wall phones produced by this company.
  5. Your oak Western Electric wall phone is model 1317, manufactured around 1913.
  6. It's always a subject among collectors of old cars and or telephones. As the phone stands right now, you need a receiver cap, mouthpiece and a brass bell painted black. value about 100.00, if you rest...
  7. My dad USN retired was at Operation Ivy (1952) and Operation Castle (1954) The military also received these certificates.
  8. CC plate, County and City to operate in
  9. I don't think a battery would do it, it takes 90 volts to ring that bell
  10. My grandfather was station on the USS Kentucky BB-6 during World War 1
  11. fortapache, I was still installing these in the early sixty and seventy. no batteries came with these loud ringing bells, they worked off ringer generator.
  12. jscotto363, we had two red short hair doxies one male and one female, the male lived to be 14 and the female until she was 16 years old. we sure miss them.
  13. Boy they were loud
  14. Love that Dachshund breed
  15. I agree with pickrknows, I have a oak dinning room table with six of these chairs. I bought the set back in 1985.
  16. PDM, It's not a repro, but it's in great condition
  17. Thank you kerry10456
  18. Nice collection and display
  19. The eagle is facing right so it's a lower deck rating
  20. Great badge
  21. Nice Western Electric wall telephone
  22. Thank you for your love, bobby725, officialfuel
  23. roddyq ,Thank you for your very nice comment.
  24. English Navy
  25. It looks to me to be a Ericsson also
  26. Telephone lineman test set
  27. Happy New Year Caperkid, Thanks for your support
  28. Merry Christmas to you
  29. The National Defense Service Medal was issued to all US Armed Forces. I was in the Army during Vietnam, My brother was a Navy man during Vietnam War, my dad was a Navy man during WW2 & Korea, all thre...
  30. National Defense Service Medal was first issued to service men during the Korean War (1950-1954 again during the Vietnam War, (1961-1974) and later during the Persian Gulf War (1990-1995) and Global ...
  31. Have you ever seen the book by Bob Alexander called Collectors Guide to Antique Porcelain Telephone signs. Vol 3 copyright 2010 Guardfrog design. It has your sign in the book with two sizes 17" x 20"...
  32. Nice Independent Telephone sign
  33. Thank you advertisingfan
  34. Thank you CindB
  35. Upper deck was right arm rate, lower deck left arm
  36. Thank you CindB
  37. Thank you beyemvey for your comment
  38. Thank you MountainGirl
  39. Thank you Jamim
  40. Thank you martika
  41. a tab below the patch would say "7 steps to Hell"
  42. Nice refurb job.
  43. Looking at your booth it dates from around 1928 or earlier. I have a photo of a train station in Aurora, IL dated 1928, it shows several of your style booth. The train station was built in 1900, but t...
  44. Do you have a photo of the top door open, this looks like a telephone stand for a candlestick telephone. if you open the top door is there a hole in the back for a line cord to fit through.
  45. I still have my dress blues
  46. Thank you snowman3
  47. It was a part of Western Electric design line product's called "Telstar" executive phone. Manufactured from 1970's (rotary dial) to 1980's (push button dial).
  48. I have one, it's new
  49. Sears discontinued there catalog in 1993.
  50. Nice display
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